Communication Technology Engineer

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 03-16-2018
Since its founding in 2000, TeleSolv Consulting has been committed to helping organizations solve complex problems. Our solutions integrate sound management principles with the most appropriate technologies to assist senior executives in effectively managing programmatic, schedule, and technical risks.
Position Summary:
Position requires engineering and deployment support for the integration of technologies into the Customer’s network.  Contractor will be responsible for the secure deployment and full integration of new and existing communications systems across the Customer’s organization.  This job category will have three (3) levels:  entry, mid-level and Senior.  Based on the interview results, the Customer will make the determination of which category a candidate will be assigned.
Position Responsibilities: 
  • Designing, planning and project management for the convergence of the existing data network with the new POE data network.
  • Designing, planning and project management for the integration of mission critical emergency telephone system into the Customer’s IP telephone system.
  • Designing, planning and project management for the Customer’s E911 system.
  • Provide consultant service on the roll-out and deployment of the AVAYA telephone system.
  • Assisting the Customer’s staff in preparing a Communications plan.
  • Under the Customer’s supervision, contractors will manage tasks, milestones and deliverables for service integration.  Projects include tasks being performed by both in-house staff and contractors.  This may involve delegating tasks to staff, gathering information staff to produce status reports and working with staff directly to complete projects, as needed.
  • Preparing detailed written reports with cost estimates, timelines and technical strategies.  The contractor will prepare presentations including recommended courses of action concerning the results of analysis of the planned network and outline the impact of the decisions against current and future requirements.
  • Participating as a member of an evaluation team making recommendations to Senior Management or other Customer department executives on a strategic communication roadmap.
  • Conduct an analysis of customer needs for additional network services, such as wireless access points, integration of the wireless hardware with existing voice and data network communications hardware.  Development requirements and design documents.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for project information and remains informed of all tasks related to their various projects.
  • Ensuring all deliverables to be provided by both in-house staff and contractors are provided on time and with accuracy.
  • Preparing a final analysis document that provides an Overview of where and how productions systems will be integrated with the voice communication systems.
  • Developing a strategic road map for the full integration of wireless services into the data network and telephone system across all Customer facilities.
  • Developing detailed engineering design documents including power, HVAC, wiring, network and data components with interface designs.
  • Preparing a costs estimate associated with installation and ongoing management and maintenance of the system.
  • Developing a Project Management Plan for each project that identifies all tasks and resource estimates.
  • Developing a Risk Management Plan identifying all barriers to a successful deployment of the system and recommendations to the Customer on best approaches to mitigate the risks. 
Knowledge Abilities and Skills:
Specific technical skills required or desired for this position include:
  • Understanding of network infrastructure and protocols (proprietary, IMS and IP) and latest LAN/WAN/ISP protocols (MPLS, BGP, SIP) as well as latest-generation routers, telecommunications switches, and other ancillary equipment applicable to the planned data telecommunications environment is preferred.
  • Exceptional written skills including ability to author client communications, expository project documents (e.g., Statements of Work) and strategic analyses.
  • Exceptional public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Strong client skills with the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels of an organization.
  • Proficiency in formal project management methods, including internal documentation and external communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately project timing and associated costs across a range of project types, scale and complexity.
  • Proficiency in electrical powers systems.
  • First-hand oversight experience on Voice-over IP technical development efforts and ability to speak to merits of, and differences between, commonly used applications and technologies.
  • First-hand experience designing CISCO network applications – differences between commonly used applications and technologies.
  • First-hand experience on wireless technical development efforts and ability to speak to merits of, and differences between, commonly used applications and technologies.
  • First-hand experience designing, implementing and managing e911 system deployment sin large (500+ people) organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce the required deliverables.
Minimum Qualifications:
Recent verifiable experience designing, developing, implementing and supporting CISCO voice over IP data networks for a public transit customer.
  • Minimum five (5) years project management experience in a client service environment.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of network/communications engineering, business and architecture experience including demonstrated experience in the design and documentation of complex communication systems.
  • Must have experience in the integration of wireless technologies into next-generation MPLS networks
  • Must have experience designing Carrier Class communication system
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